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Leadership

Bloomin’ Brands’ Liz Smith to surrender CEO job

She’ll be succeeded in April by finance chief Dave Deno.

Operations

Outback tests new off-premise-friendly designs

The steakhouse chain is looking for a more modern prototype that accommodates tomorrow’s trends.

An activist investor wants a selloff of Carrabba’s, Bonefish and Fleming’s.

A more local approach to marketing is taking hold at Bloomin’ Brands, while discounting takes a back seat.

Here are the 10 restaurant brands consumers say do the best job of keeping clean.

Bloomin' Brands agreed to add an industry veteran to its board under an agreement with Jana Partners, one of two shareholders that have been sympathetic to spinning off secondary brands.

The dash for off-premise business is taking a detour around third-party delivery. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler isn't making restaurateurs laugh, R&D kitchens are cooking up some unusual new products, and the drug epidemic is prompting some controversial changes in operations.

Fourth quarter results were the best for parent Bloomin' Brands in five years.

Barington Capital is pushing Bloomin' Brands to spin off Carrabba's, Fleming's and Bonefish Grill.